Thales is a world leader in digital security, where trust has been brought to the global economy and digital exchanges are being secured for billions of people and things. April 2nd 2019, Gemalto was acquired by Thales providing Digital Identity & Security in the majority of the countries in the world.
Building a future we can all trust
Identity & Biometric Solutions
Since 2005, Thales has been the primary provider of Passports to the Norwegian Government, and after being awarded the new contract with the Norwegian Police Directorate in 2016. Thales and the Norwegian Government successfully launched the new generation of Passports and National ID cards in 2020. The new Passport and National ID cards provide Norway’s citizens with state-of-the-art ID documents, which fulfil a high international security standard and increased security from identity theft and ID document forgery. With the delivery of a wide area of services, Thales aims to provide the Norwegian government with the appropriate tools for properly organising and delivering ID documents to the nation’s citizens.
Banking & Payment Services
The world of financial services is changing fast and consumers look for ever more personalised, convenient, yet secure ways to pay, communicate and interact with their banks. Thales today provides the Norwegian banking sector with a wide range of digital banking and payment solutions meeting and exceeding these demands. Thales’ enrolment (KYC), risk management and authentication solutions are all part of our Trust Loop concept, and combined is the ideal way to secure the entire user digital ID lifecycle. In close partnership with leading Norwegian banks, Thales also drives the change in lifestyle payment products including world-leading mobile, biometric, metal and wearable contactless products, credit cards and associated services. Furthermore, Thales delivers the Mobile BankID infrastructure to all Norwegian Mobile Network Operators (MNO) as well as Public Key Infrastructure SIM cards to a selection of leading Norwegian Mobile Network Operators.
Internet of Things
By 2025, 75 billion IoT devices will be connected with a potential market value of around $1.6 trillion. IoT devices and services offer unprecedented possibilities, business opportunities and challenges. To support its clients, Thales delivers innovative IoT technology that simplifies and accelerates enterprise digital transformation. In Norway, Thales also provides a wide range of market leading IoT solutions perfectly adapted for the Norwegian market context such as Smart Metering solutions for utilities and grid managers within the energy market. For the Norwegian Healthcare system, Thales provides state-of-the-art solutions in security and connectivity. IoT in Healthcare dramatically improves patient outcomes and saves millions of lives with remote patient monitoring. For Security and Home automation systems, the traditional security panel system is quickly evolving including new services. Thales provides everything from flexible connectivity to solutions securing customer integrity while keeping the Norwegian population safe.
Cloud Protection Licencing
Thales is also well known for providing advanced data protection as well as identity and access management solutions both for government organisations and large enterprises. In Norway, several qualified Thales Partners are able to provide consultancy and system integration services leveraging our security portfolio. Some Norwegian Managed Service Providers offer “Security As A Service” powered by our comprehensive portfolio to enable customers to consume our solutions based on a monthly fee. We provide robust solutions for both on-premise and cloud deployments, encryption for data at rest, data in motion across networks plus identity and access controls, which have become more complex due to the new ways of working.